KCET’s ‘Life&Times Tonight’ Examines Ethics of Human Cloning, Organ Transplants for Inmates
KCET's "Life&Times Tonight" on Wednesday aired the "Ethics Project," a program on ethical issues in several areas, including health care. "The Ethics of Medicine," the first segment in the program, addressed the ethics of sex selection through preimplantation genetic diagnosis, human cloning and organ transplants for prison inmates. Guests on the program included former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders; Alexander Capron, co-director of the University of Southern California Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics; and Mark Hiepler of Hiepler & Hiepler, a law firm in Oxnard. The "Ethics Project" is available online in RealPlayer. A transcript of the program is also available online ("The Ethics of Medicine," "Life&Times Tonight," KCET, 5/1).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.